Private Lesson Details

Caitlin offers private composition lessons to students interested in composing for concert and commercial media in the Orange County area.
In light of the current pandemic and government regulations, lessons will be offered online only through Zoom. Lessons are tailored for beginning and intermediate composers at the high-school level.
Please submit all inquiries through the Contact Page for more information about availability and rates.

See below for a list of software and topics offered.

Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs):
MOTU Digital Performer
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Garageband

Notation Software:
Finale
Sibelius

Composition Topics:
Music Theory & Composition (Beginning-Advanced)
Orchestration
Film Scoring
Arranging
Sound Design & Mixing
Score Prep & Notation
Preparing a Portfolio for College Applications

Testimonials

Caitlin is an amazing composition teacher. She is flexible to teach you all styles of composing, from concert music to film scoring. Her instruction is always clear and informative, and with her guidance, I was able to build my composition portfolio and get accepted into all the five colleges that I applied to!” - Britney